Photorefractive polymers with high speed

N. Peyghambarian, K. B. Ferrio, J. A. Herlocker, E. Hendrickx, B. D. Guenther, S. Mery, Y. Zhang, B. Kippelen

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Rapid progress in photorefractive polymers includes new materials with improved response rates. We briefly review recent developments in this rapidly evolving area and report grating formation with a 2-millisecond time-constant, the fastest reported to date in any photorefractive polymer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-139
Number of pages9
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999
EventProceedings of the 1999 MRS Spring Meeting - Symposium on Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials and Devices - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: Apr 6 1999Apr 9 1999


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Peyghambarian, N., Ferrio, K. B., Herlocker, J. A., Hendrickx, E., Guenther, B. D., Mery, S., Zhang, Y., & Kippelen, B. (1999). Photorefractive polymers with high speed. Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings, 561, 131-139.